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PHOTO: According to the DeKalb County Health Department, the dog involved in last week’s attack will be released to the owner on Monday. The department pointed out that with no effective leash law on the books, the department has no choice

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church It was a great family night in the middle of the celebration known as the Olympics.  My wife and I and two of our sons, aged 15 and 17, had ridden Marta

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church Twenty years ago we were all excited about the Olympics being in our back yard in Atlanta.  As I worked at the Olympic Press Center, I learned a lot about what people

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church Twenty years ago we were all excited about the Summer Olympics. In Atlanta. Gloria, John and I all volunteered.  Gloria with gymnastics.  John at the stadium for track and field.  And I

Walking Through Time

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church Three years ago my family was on Anna Maria Island on the Gulf below Saint Petersburg.  Gloria and I have seen our family grow to sixteen.  Every other year we have go

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church I got her stare one time.  It seemed to cut straight to my brain and see everything about me.  The woman staring at me was at least a hundred feet away across

Freedom’s cost

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church Lexington.  My wife and I realized we were near it.  I had to see it.  Even at ten at night. Lexington is still a quiet cluster of homes and small businesses.  Dim

Cleaning your plate

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church It was an epic contest.  A child against her parents. It was over a crucial issue.  A glass of milk.  That needed to be emptied.   “Finish your milk.”  “No, I don’t

A Whole New World

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church I was frozen in place with my mouth wide open.  I could not believe what I saw. My wife and I were in Brunswick, Georgia on Memorial Day.  We had left the

Treasures

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church The gym/auditorium was full.  And they all came to see my granddaughter Sarah.  She was the star of the day.  She entered in her light gold robe with cap sitting just right